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Ernest Hemingway (Illustrated Biography)
Hemingway's colorful life lends itself to this sumptuously illustrated treatment--a splendid visual record of the writer's life and times. 115 full-color photos.
Published October 15th 1998 by Hamlyn Publ Group Ltd
(first published 1998)
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What do I think? I think it's the type of book a teenager would check out for a book report, then out of sheer boredom, draw all over the photographs, while misspelling Hemingway's name repeatedly. At least they could write cursively. Would you marry someone knowing you were going to be wife #4? And what I really loved, she saw his eyeballs and brains splattered all over the place. She even had to walk through it. But. She denied it was a suicide...even had a Catholic burial, even though he had ...more
I chose this book to see photos of the personalities Hemingway featured in A Moveable Feast, but it covers his entire life. Hemingway had an extraordinary talent for compartmentalizing his life. He worked diligently at writing and as a correspondent, but he always managed to find lots of time for recreation and pursuing his many interests. By the time he was forty he was a celebrity but his excesses already seemed unsustainable.